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Player Previews: Jordan Nelson, Palmerton Area High School

Player Name: Jordan Nelson

School: Palmerton Area High School

Year: 2020

Sport: Track & Field (B)

Position(s): Hurdles, Jumps, Sprints

Other Sports: Football

Starting Experience: 4 yrs.

2019 Stats:

Colonial League Meet
1st – 110H, 2nd – TJ, 4th – 4×100
District XI Meet
1st – 110H, 1st – TJ, 1st – 4×100
State Meet
3rd – 110H
Led the team in points


2019 Times News Male Track Athlete of the Year
2x District XI 110H champ
3x State qualifier (110H – 2017, 110H – 2018, 110H, TJ, 4×100 -2019)

Player Twitter Handle: @j_nelson6

Coaches Comments: A co-captain for this year’s team, Jordan is poised to cap off an outstanding career for the Blue Bombers. He returns for his senior season as one of the most accomplished track and field athletes in the district and is aiming for a fourth trip to Shippensburg before embarking on a new challenge to play football for Villanova University.

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